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Geologic Unit: Putney

Putney Volcanics (VT*,MA*)

Devonian, Early*

Geologic Province:
New England province*

Areal Extent:

Type Locality:
Abandoned chicken yard west of U.S. Highway 5, 3.6 km north of Brattleboro, Windham Co., south-central VT (Hepburn, 1972).

Unit Name History:
Named (Hepburn, 1972).
Extended into MA; Age modified; Overview (Trask, 1980).
MA State Geol. Map usage (Zen and others, 1983).
Revised; Age modified (Hepburn and others, 1984).
Age modified (Robinson and Luttrell (1985).
Age discussed[?] (Elbert and others, 1988).
Overview (Hatch and others, 1988).

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Asterisks (*) indicate usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"No current usage" implies that a name has been abandoned or that it has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ().

Slashes (/) indicate unit name usage violates the 1983 North American Stratigraphic Code. This violation may be explained within brackets ([ ]).

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Last modified: 15-Jan-2013